Food

Vegan Sesame Milk

Sesame seeds provide a boost of calcium in this DIY milk.

The real sesame flavor in this unique vegan milk is reminiscent of halva, that ultra-sweet Mediterranean dessert made from sesame paste. Plus, those little seeds are an unbelievable source of calcium, so drink up!
 
Makes 3 cups
 
What You Need:

3 cups water
½ cup untoasted sesame seeds
2 tablespoons maple syrup or 2 pitted Medjool dates
1½ teaspoons vanilla
 
What You Do:

1. Using a blender, blend the water, sesame seeds, maple syrup, and vanilla until smooth and frothy. For a silky milk consistency, strain the mixture through a nut milk bag or a few layers of cheesecloth over a bowl or milk container.
2. Squeeze gently to remove all the liquid. Store milk in a Mason jar in a refrigerator for up to 5 days. The milk might separate while sitting, so be sure to give the jar a shake before using.

Photo courtesy of Nicole Axworthy

More Food

Raw Holiday Pomegranate Salad {Recipe}

Nature’s juicy little rubies are high in fiber and antioxidants, helping you stay healthy and feel light during winter.
Read More »

Vegan Spinach Noodle Kugel {Recipe}

Noodle kugel is delicious and fun to say!
Read More »

Vegan Sugar Cookie Dough {Recipe}

The perfect base for classic sugar cookies, these are also easily customized to create your own dreamy flavor combinations.
Read More »

Vegan Diner-Style Pancakes {Recipe}

These vegan buttermilk pancakes are as fluffy and tender as they are nostalgic and mouthwatering.
Read More »

VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest 2017 Finalists

Drum roll, please! We present the 10 finalists in this year's VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »